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Should cysts always weep even when removed?

Should cysts always weep even when removed?

No: If the cyst is leaking after removal...It wasn't removed or the skin around the wound might be infected. Sounds like you should follow up with the md that removed the cyst in the first place. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Does it hurt to get a cyst removed?

Does it hurt to get a cyst removed?

Usually not: Depends on location and size. Ability to have good local anesthesia makes pain a minimum problem. Like at the dentist, once the tooth is anesthetized, he may work on it without pain. Feelings of pulling or pressure may remain, but not actual pain. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to have cyst removed from skin?

How much does it cost to have cyst removed from skin?

Depend: Location and size often dictate the costs of skin cyst removal. It is usually not too expensive when easily accessed just under skin, would need to see the specific site and your doctor can provide an exact estimate of the costs. Insurance often covers these as abnormal lesions. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get a cyst removed from the face?

What is the best way to get a cyst removed from the face?

Depends on size: It is probably best to see a plastic surgeon to anything removed from your face. Small cysts may disappear on there own. ...Read more

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If you have cyst, does it always have to be removed surgically?

If you have cyst, does it always have to be removed surgically?

Depends: Depends where the cyst is located, what kind of cyst it is and how much it bothers you. You should have this evaluated by a physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a cyst removed from my chin. It looks pretty bad. Will my chin look normal again?

I had a cyst removed from my chin. It looks pretty bad. Will my chin look normal again?

Allow time to heal: Facial cysts are usually dealt with by a plastic surgeon, dermatologist and/or an experienced primary care. Excision performed by such physicians for even the most difficult cysts should leave you with a normal looking chin once the healing is complete. ...Read more

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How are ganglion cysts removed?

How are ganglion cysts removed?

They can be: Aspirated - removal of contents by extracting with a needle poked into it. (under local anesthesia.) or they can be surgically excised. ...Read more

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